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Significant policy change: India abstains in UNHRC vote aginst Israel

New Delhi(IANS): Marking a significant change in stance, India abstained on a United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution condemning Israel over a UN report into the alleged war crimes committed during the 2014 Gaza conflict. Israeli daily Haaretz said: “The fact that India abstained reflects a significant policy change by Delhi; traditionally, India voted […]

Atali riot: No ‘arrest’ so far, 68 men have been picked up for ‘interrogation,’ confirmed Faridabad Police Commissioner

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Faridabad: On Saturday, Haryana Police led by Faridabad Commissioner Subhas Yadav led a ‘massive’ combing operation in Atali village and ‘picked up’ around 68 men for ‘interrogation’ after two communal clashes in a month. “The combing operation was conducted with the aim to foil any move for further deteriorating the situation in the village, which […]

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Leander Paes-Daniel Nestor move ahead in men’s doubles at Wimbledon

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India’s Leander Paes and Canada’s Daniel Nestor entered the third round of the men’s doubles event at the Wimbledon tennis championships overcoming a stiff challenge from the Russian-Chinese Taipei duo of Teymuraz Gabashvili and Yen-Hsun Lu 5-7, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4), 7-5 here on Saturday. India’s Leander Paes and Canada’s Daniel Nestor entered the third […]

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‘My visit to Central Asian nations will enhance our ties’, says PM Modi

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New Delhi(ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his visit to five Central Asian countries and Russia next week will enhance India’s ties with the region. “On Monday I will commence my visit to 5 Central Asian Nations & Russia, where I will attend the BRICS & SCO Summit,” Prime Minister Modi said on […]

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Land Bill controversy: SAD wants, Land should not be acquired without farmers’ consent

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Fatehgarh Rajputan(WEB TEAM): The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has told the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on Land Acquisition Bill that land should not be acquired without farmers’ consent, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said here on Saturday. “To safeguard the interests of farmers across the country, SAD has already made its stand crystal clear […]

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Harbhajan Singh: 11 controversies involving the ‘Turbanator’

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Mumbai,Suvajit Mustafi: Harbhajan Singh turns 35 today. Making his international debut way back in 1998, Harbhajan is India’s most successful off-spinner. But its career riddled with controversies, 11 of which are listed here by Suvajit Mustafi. Harbhajan Singh Harbhajan Singh His oldest nemesis: Ricky Ponting In the recent times, Harbhajan and Ponting might be seen […]

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Micro Blogging site Twitter rolls out new Twitter Ads button

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Twitter has rolled out a new Twitter Ads button, which is available on the users profile pages on both the iOS and Android client applications. Twitter has rolled out a new Twitter Ads button, which is available on the users profile pages on both the iOS and Android client applications. According to the Techcrunch.com, the […]

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‘Shahid’ director Hansal Mehta to make biopic on Sanjay Gandhi

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Mumbai: Hansal Mehta, who is renowned for his ability to make engaging cinema from real life, is all set to make a Sanjay Gandhi biopic which will be an adaptation of Vinod Mehta’s acclaimed book The Sanjay Story. The director said that two things that allured him to create a biopic on Gandhi was that […]

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Rishi Kapoor slams abusive Twitter user

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Mumbai: Bollywood veteran Rishi Kapoor has condemned an expletive-filled tweet, abusing his filmmaker father Raj Kapoor and actor son Ranbir Kapoor. An online user posted a distasteful message on Kapoor’s Twitter feed, which is visible to everyone. rishi kapoor    ✔@chintskap Well thank you am honoured but 100 times is a bit too much! Na […]

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Committed to consolidating ties with US: Pak PM Sharif

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Islamabad(AFP): Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday said that he is committed to consolidating his country’s fraught relations with the US. Sharif conveyed “heartfelt felicitations” to President Barack Obama on the American Independence Day. According to an official statement, in a letter addressed to Obama, Sharif said that Pakistan and US were are bound […]

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